Men at Work

Australian rock band

Men at Work is an Australian reggae-influenced rock band that formed in 1979 in St. Kilda, a suburb of Melbourne. Men at Work often used woodwind and brass instruments. In 1986, they disbanded, but in 1996 they reformed and are still playing. Their biggest success they had in the 1980s. Their biggest hit song was "Down Under" which went to Number 1 on the charts in the USA and UK. They are the only Australian band to have both a single and an album at No 1. on the US charts at the same time.[1]

Men at Work
Men At Work 1983.jpg
Men At Work in 1983
Background information
OriginSt. Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
GenresRock, New Wave, pop rock
Years active1979–1986
1996-present
LabelsColumbia, Sony
MembersColin Hay
Past membersGreg Ham

ReferencesEdit

  1. "HowlSpace". www.howlspace.com.au. Retrieved 2009-06-13.